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with the markets. tyler's off today. simon hobbs is my partner for the hour from the nyse. a lot of pressure in this market today, simon. >> let kick off with the markets. the s & p falling for a third straight day. the nasdaq 100 breaking below its 50-day moving average. intel and certainly apple are weighing on tech he is today. commodities also on the move a big move on oil. full team coverage on cnbc. sharon epperson at the nynex and rick santelli just off camera with breaking news on the bond markets. let's begin with bob here. big move on tech and discretionary. >> 3-1 declining advancing stocks on the flat line until 10:30 or so when the your row, yes the your row, started breaking to the lows of day, euro down, dollars moved up, our market, moved down, this is what happened, prior to 11:00 eastern time. look at the s & p 500. you can see we were not far from the flat line and just drifted right down as the euro hit the lows for the day. elsewhere sectors, you know what is going on with apple, down four days in a row down more than 10% from the recent high, that was september 5th. the
is always on the money, my partner for the hour, simon hobbs is down at the nyse. >> down here on the floor of the nyse, we were hovering around the flat line for much of the morning but the starts have started to take a leg down. we are off our lows. we were down about 63 points on the dow. we've traded slightly higher, just currently down 22 as you can see. good gdp data coming out today but those earnings, not least apple last night, failing to give the bulls enough courage really to drive the market higher. we will see how we fare during the course of the next 60 minutes, sue. back to you. >>> as you just mentioned, positive news on the economy ahead of the elections. u.s. gdp growing faster than expected. it looks like consumers are hanging in there. but corporations are still sitting on the sidelines. our steve leisman is here to break down the data and look at what it all means for the economy ahead. >> we saw from the data this morning a split economy with consumer growth hanging in there. we saw that also with this morning's confidence numbers. business investment though is flat to
later. first though, simon's at the nyse. >> the vulnerability of technology locks outside apple during the earnings season is large today. losses of just over 5% on ibm. intel down over 3%. we're finding it difficult to get traction despite the fact that most sectors are in positive territory. still broadly we are creeping back to those record highs. take a look at the board. the dow about 620 points, or 4.5% from its october 2007 peak. the s&p about 100 points off its october 2007 peak. about 6.5%. we're five years older and almost back to where we were. >> all right. it is the day after debate -- i take my pen out of my mouth -- debate number two. the president and governor romney both back on the campaign trail. there are just 20 days to go now before election day. president obama in mt. vernon, iowa at this hour. governor romney down in my home state, in chesapeake, virginia. john harwood is here with us. where do the candidates stand now, john? what are they doing, how are they spinning it? >> they're both out on battleground states. both where barack obama has a slight lead over
growth you are trying to push a deal with simon properties. >> let me explain, general growth has been a good investment and we actually started off with brookfield as a partner and they've been a good partner to date. the problem is that they're pursuing their own agenda to get control of the country. >> let's set the table for a second. >> please. >> there's three companies here. there's general properties, general growth. >> mall company. >> there's simon. >> yep. >> and then there's -- >> brookfield, big shareholder. >> you're worried about brookfield taking over the company. >> correct. >> that's one of your worries. >> without paying a premium. >> and at the same time you're trying to push a deal with simon and unclear whether simon wants to buy the company. >> no, it is clear. >> it is clear? >> yes. >> even though recently they came out and said they don't want to buy the company. >> sure that's what they always say. >> the oldest story in the book, the question of price. >> it's always a question of price. >> so let me lay it out for you. board has a duty to its shareholders t
of growing up. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child. >>> simon is raring to go after a business trip. >> we'll return to the program with extraordinary numbers out of greece. the nation says she is destroying the latest with angela merkle there in athens. we'll talk about apple and also ask whether wall street has any longer a credible statesman to represent it on capitol hill. back to you guys. >> we'll see you in a few moments. six stocks in 60 seconds. we'll begin with itw, a downgrade. >> this is a part where i see where we are going into earnings. we recommend the stocks and hope they come down again. >>> sell intel. >> this thing is so hated, you think that they have no yield in a bad balance sheet. >> downgrade of diamond offshore. >> look, i find this questionable with oil. it just is stubbornly high. it is not down. >> research in motion. jeffrey says the ten might be delayed here. >> i thought this was interesting because becky quick got this out of the ceo. now suddenly it becomes common parliament? just watch "squawk." >> raising the price on m
. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> simon hobbs here to tell us what's coming up at 10:00. >> good morning to you carl. we'll look at whether the $10 same-day delivery from walmart makes it more like amazon. can you profit from that announcement? we'll look at yum!'s earnings, still potential there and you've doubled your money in home depot over the last 14 months. is now the time to take money off the table with home depot? that and more in the next hour of "squawk on the street." >> in the meantime "six in 60." dollar tree. >> i like this call my neptune dollar tree and south have never looked better. >> monster beverage. >> if you're going to put the calories on the sodas look out. this is not what i think the health care officials mentioned this, this is not good cardiac wise. >> morgan stanley downgrading barrick. >> the gold stocks are terrible. plain and simple good call. >> johnson controls downgrade. >> this stock is way too expensive. wouldn't surprise me if it went down to there. >> credit suisse recommended by imax. >>
midnight. what's the scene like right now, simon? >> reporter: good morning to you. welcome to one of the 34 pop-up stores across america that microsoft has launched today taking the message very much the commercial message to the streets. you can see it's busy. they opened this at 10:00 last night. there's 34 stores across america that will remain open until 1:00 monday morning. obviously it's the launch of the surface, the new tablet. you know that. also the launch of windows 8. they want to create the buzz that apple is able to create. they want to take it right on the street. guess who just turned up? the chief operating officer for microsoft, kevin turner, is with us. quite an endeavor to put up 34 outlets like this. i presume you had to train this staff. >> absolutely, simon. today we're opening up 34 of our stores in addition to 30 of our regular stores. we have 64 stores open. we have lines getting people trained and excited. there's excitement around windows 8 and certainly surface. >> i don't see a huge number of surface being sold. >> all of these bought surface and are
hasn't changed. here's wall street journal columnist simon constable. >> something has vanished from mainstreet. its trust in wall street. as a result small investors are dumping stocks. in fact, even as the stock market has soared cle to record highs, mutual and exchange-traded fund vestors, a rough proxy for retail stock buyers, have dumped $138 billio, in shares, that's billion with a "b", according to data from the investment company institute. some people will tell you that's because small investors are too emotional and so they make terrible decisions. they were burned by the credit crunch and the popping of the tech bubble and are now are gun shy. in short, the message is, they are stupid because they've missed the recent rally, but maybe they aren't. maybe they are justly shy of shenanigans on wall street. new research shows that one in five chief financial officers of public companies admit to cooking the books. the study comes from professors at emory and duke universities. in a survey they found that about 20% of c.f.o.s used accounting tricks that didn't reflect the compa
has not ♪ >>> 10:00 a.m. coming up. we'll begin with simon huff. hey, simon. >> shawn matthews will be joining us. microsoft, google or apple? we'll also have renown chef nobu on the program. he's opening a hotel in vegas, believe it or not. back to you. >> that jalapeno is the best thing on the planet. meanwhile, six in 60. >> it is a bunch of new products. deutsche says panera remains strong. >> this is the survivor. this is the quick service food people really like. >> credit sweeps goes from a hold to a sell on safeway. >> this is whole foods. trader joe's if it became public would be a sidebar. >> b of a, recommended by sirius xm? >> this really is interesting that the stock could be capped by liberty media, but they went out to give it a $3 price tag. please don't change that. >> wynn resorts, buy it? >> when is a chinese play. you have to believe that the chinese are going to start spending again or it won't work. >> skywork solutions? >> this is one, do they have enough in the apple ipod? do they not? it goes back and forth. >> more of the names, go to our website. >> m
there autographed by simon, by me, jim, david, melissa. did we give it to santelli and david? >> i think we did. >> we'll announce the winner later in our program. maybe it's you. best of luck, we think that pen, by the way is waterproof, but if it's not. >> that's why i signed it on the inside. >> i wasn't sure. i thought it would be safe. it's great. it's a collector's item, really. >> i hope they don't see it on ebay immediately. >> no bid. i like visa mastercard and i like paypal. >> all right. last night on "mad money," in case you didn't watch, he sent it to the shredder. get ready for cramer's mad dash and shoppers and investors, the president of sears and kmart will share his holiday season strategy for giving both stores a much-needed sales boost. >> take one more look at futures hanging on to an implied open about 60 points to the upside after the jobs number. we'll see if it lasts when "squawk on the street" comes back. er. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mi
. simon? >> caller: boo-yah. thanks for everything you do for the small investors. >> doing my best. thank you, simon. >> caller: linn energy is pricing to make it easier for iras and 401(k)s to participate in the limited partnerships high yield without tax headaches. do you recommend picking up some lame code ticker or -- >> you know, when i first looked at it it was terrific. i wanted to see where it was priced, where it trades. i don't want to say, yeah, it's good or bad. all these are about price. as i have learned too well with some of them that were -- that looked cheap for me but it turned out to be overpriced. let me come back online. john in oregon, please. john? >> caller: hey, jim. boo-yah from western oregon. i have a question about the home construction. i'm caught holding d.r. horton at a kind of loss. do you think the nice ride that we have had on residential construction is over with or not? >> this is a group and i was doing work on toll brothers. they have big spurts, then slam downs. everyone says it's over in the slam down and you should be a buyer not a seller. i'm not
to the 10 a.m. you have to go through simon hobbs first. >> good morning. we'll talk about citigroup at some length. two analysts, one think it's quite nervous and another believes the stock could rise 30% and the man leading microsoft's foray into online music. why are they being so beastly to pandora and spotify and randi zuckerberg will be here. >> with a fantastic role model. six in 60. rio tinto. >> goldman says this iron move is over. sell the stocks. >> b of a. >> these stocks they've been terrible but this one held up well. >> google, big investor meeting. >> this is about the ftc, remember they hired paul weiss. everyone is scared the ftc will come down hard on them. >> chico's. >> only a few retailers look good, williams-sonoma and urban outfittersment maybe this can join them. >> goldman raising estimates on ebay. >> that seems to have nothing. i think it's a buy. people seem to be wanting to leave it. >> barclay's likes joy global. >> joy global. talk about risk/reward. like the iron ore trade every joe contin rio tinto. >> two weeks ago the ipo market was dead. now it's red hot.
you so much, simon. time for six in swing state 60. six stocks in 60 seconds. jim, who's in ohio. we'll start with united rentals. >> yesterday the stock was up gigantically. why? the renting of capital equipment is strong. i think that's a positive sign for the economy. >> we haven't talked much ebay. earnings last night? >> carl, i think you guys are going to be discussing it with simon. this was a triquarter for paypal. that's what matters. much better growth than american express, which was open. >> was key corp. the best earnings so far? >> i think key corp. actually tops citigroup as far as being the best. this was really good data interest margin. the only other one that had it is citi. >> ibc downgrading potash. >> potash needs to lower its costs. the way to do that is use american natural gas. more on that tonight. >> mellanox, you say is blowing up. >> this is an israeli based company. they did tepid guidance. not enough. >> and lowering the value on facebook. >> i can't emphasize enough. there's a big lock-up. be careful, facebook. >> you've got a lot tonight, and it's not
stock. we'll also talk to james stewart. >>> thank you simon, do want to check on mcdonald's. we were curious to know when the last time comps were negative. prior to that you have to go back to april of 2003 before you can find negative comps globally when they were doubt.8. >> and they're seeing them be negative for the first time since 2003. >>> general electric is up 6%, and the company says the growth for the year will be a little less than people were expecting. we should say transportation profits, energy infrastructure up 13%. g.e. capital is one of the reasons why they had to pull back that number for the year as well as they continue to shrink that. >> the took in a very significant move. it's not that long ago and it's about the industrial businesses for which remain in tact. >> back in september it was a big structure day and people walked away extremely bullish from that. >> so, all right, there are new details today about goldman sachs memoir. more of his op-ed that was out months ago. he gives insight into the muppet context. being a muppet meant being an idiot, or tool
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is a factor in that as well as a decline from cisco and from yahoo. and also there is simon could you well teeming up with will-i-am to develop a tv show being described as x factor from tech. he says the idea to give young people a chance tochl press them selfs and the interest is apparently there. there are at your bloomberg studios in san francisco, that is your bloomberg west update. back to you. >> thank you. >> specking of apple, iphone 5 users dealing with another problem. a flaw using up large amounts of data. and apple confirms there was a bug with some verizon users using up massive amounts of data on wifi networks, apple issued a update and is promising to address billing issues caused by this problem. there is a tim cook had to apologize for the maps application which some users say just don't work well. >> ikea helping americans go greener, selling only l.e.d.lighting in north american stores two years ago said it had plans to stop selling the light bulbs and today announced it will only offer l.e.d.lights by the year 2016. and there is a spokesperson saying the goal to cut ca
. the father is her boyfriend. simon [ indiscernible ] >> so the unwritten rule of the sports broadcasting is someone runs on the field during the game, you ignore them. >> well, you think so. one fan at florida state university of miami football made that hard to do. he has the orange shirt on. hello, everybody. the fan was arrested and officials ruled he didn't affect the play so it stayed as is. florida state won 33-29 over miami. if it had been an nfl game, now what would have happened? >> what? >> they would have taken him out. >> what were you thinking when you decided to do that. >> perhaps a few beverages. >> maybe. >> what were you drinking. >> exactly. >>> 4:57 now. play-off pressure. >> the giants forcing game 7 last night. why it could be delayed a little bit. >> plus neck and neck. the presidential candidate, they head into their final debate tonight and what fireworks can we expect now?
work out just like cannibalization. >> simon raises a great point, us media types on the east coast. we might have access to u all of these devices. are you -- do you want to buy an ipad mini, over an ipad touch or over an ipad itself. it seems like you have a number of choices in the apple product line. but you're probably only going choose one in that first go and the ipad mini is a perfectly fine option but it's certainly not the price you're going to get for an ipad itself. >> with this comment that everybody's a winner, if all else fails, you could become a schoolteacher. >> everybody gets a gold medal these days, everything gets a trophy these days. >> there is such a thing called seg lar growth. nooks and i patds are all -- it's a good moment in america. >> always good to get your view zblft thanks, guys, i appreciate it. >> quite the earnings seasons this quarter, and our own herb greenberg is looking at the excuses people are using. >> we have one at least the winner of what i think is basically the kitchen sink award. in fact they have won this hands downing, it's martin zarre
of summer properties. jerry seinfeld, robert de niro, paul simon some of the name 2s s that have properties out here. we wait for sunlight to assess the damage. it's almost like a video game on the roads where you have to duck under things and around things. took about a four hour nap, went to bed with 600,000 customers on long island without power. woke up with 900,000 customers. that's not people, just homes. so a lot more people do not have power. overall, it's about 6.5 million customers that did not have power. here it was about the surge in the ocean and the wind damage. the rain didn't create the issue. it will be about property damage. and as soon as we get first light, we'll go out and see what the damage is. a lot of downed trees. we've seen huge trees coming down in the surf through late yesterday. and in terms of the equipment, it's really so difficult to model that now because we just don't know what we're going to see when we get out there. it's been a tremendous element of electrical fires and in terms of first responders, we haven't been able to get to some. two fires on the
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, higher labor costs and slower business are the reason why. simon? >> it's all about the revenue. thank you for that. >>> ahead on the program, president obama and mitt romney going head to head for one final time. the presidential debate tonight on cnbc. we'll go live to the debate site in florida for a preview. plus, the national press secretary for obama campaign will give us his view of how the president will hope to perform tonight. apple has been on steady decline since iphone 5 hit the stores. can the ipad mini save the stock tomorrow? more "squawk on the street" after the break. just driving a, comin' back from the lake, and all of a sudden, ka-plam. it blindsided us. what is it? our college savings account. how do you think it happened? not sure. i think something we bought a while ago turned out to be something else, annnnnd, i remember a lot of other stuff in there had the word "aggressive" in it. is everyone okay? well, now, yeah. who knows later. ♪ we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick i
're joined by an analyst at stern ag with a buy rating and target of $26. that right? >> that's right, simon. >> it's astounding. facebook announced it managed to sell now $153 million of mobile advertisements and the stock increases in value by 8.8 billion as a result by my calculations. why is the conversation changing? >> you have to put that in perspective. a few weeks ago people were expecting mobile advertising revenue to be no more than 50 million or $60 million and the big concern was this mobile transition is going to be very hard for facebook. they have shown from march is they created what is a billion dollar run rate in advertising. wouldn't be surprised if they were closer to 2 billion in the next 18 months. you have a powerful network platform that can monetize the huge population on facebook as they proved last night. >> is the case proven? there are those that would say this is so new. the fact that people are for the moment clicking on these mobile ads doesn't mean to say when they learn that that's a commercial operation that they will click on them in six month's time. we
to chesapeake this afternoon and back to leesburg tonight. sarah simons has more. as i'm reading that, they're busy. >> yes, they are. >> how do they do it? >> i don't know. they were feisty last night. >> everywhere. >> and allison and tony, you know, as you mentioned, it's the second predential debate and in there, it was supposed to be driven by questions from the immediate audience and quickly got heated. at times, seemed to spin a bit out of control. >> candy what, governor romney said it was not true. >> reporter: from the outset, it was clear this is going to be a different debate from the last one. >> you will get your chance in a moment. i'm still speak. >> reporter: after what the president acknowledged was a weak showing at the first debate two weeks ago, this time he was engaged and on the attack. >> governor romney doesn't have a five-point plan but a one- point plan and that plan is to make sure that folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> how about $4 trillion of deficits over the last four years, 5 trillion. that is math that doesn't add up. >> reporter: the mo
can brighten this market day. that's simon hobbs. >> in three hours time we'll know if apple has it with launch of ipad mini. we'll talk about that with two shareholders in the next hour of the show and what marissa mayer is doing at yahoo! and fundamentals on facebook going into their earnings tonight and more importantly we'll talk about this market and whether the bernanke put is dissolving before our eyes. back to you. >> let's get to six in 60. six stocks in 60 seconds give or take a few. >> rbc says buy. if you see this go up, china stimulus is working. >> pmis tonight overnight. news out of target. >> they sold their credit card division for a huge amount of money. not as much as i thought. still, it's good stuff. >> rbc says worst days are behind viacom. >> viacom going up so this stock is now reverting. >> during the break we were comparing the price of radio shack and zynga. >> they are in a foot race maybe to oblivion. soon it may be worth more. >> you mention the quarter. >> stock was up big. people get faked out in after hours. >> you had the cfo of chipotle on last
riesirita simon. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney square off wednesday night in denver. both trying to lower expectations practically gushing over one another, but new jersey governor chris christie is going against the grain and setting the bar high for the republican nominee. >>er time mitt romney has been confronted in this campaign with one of these moments, he has come through in a debate and performed extraordinarily well laying out his vision very clearly and also contrasting himself with his vision with hoomp his opponent was at that time. so i have absolute confidence when we get to thursday morning, george, you'll be shaking your head saying it's a brand new race with 33 dap days to go. >> you almost never hear that. doing well in a debate. what on earth was chris christie doing? live from washington in an undisclosed location at the bureau, peter what was chris christie doing there? >> i have no idea, john. do you? this flies in the face of everything the romney campaign's been trying to do for the last few week. his senior adviser beth myers put out something sayi
president, charles evans. steve? >> thanks very much, simon. definitely upside surprising. what i've heard from economists is they're looking for more upside surprises in the services index which i saw a report this morning. this will come in a couple of days, up to 54. we'll see. obviously not the bottom but obviously not all that great. and i'd be interested to know what the employment production and the new orders indices were inside those numbers. those will be the kind of details that will tell us how strong the internals were on the ism. i talked to charlie evans this morning. he was one of the advocates of what we're calling the q.e. infinity program, the idea of keeping your foot on the accelerator, the central bank keeping its foot on the accelerator as long as employment remained above 7%. just a little background, the fed did not go with evans' specific proposal but did create an open-ended quantitative easing. so i asked him, how open-ended is it? what happens at the end of this year when operation twist ends? what happens to additions to the balance sheet? here's what he said.
it's going to bring the singing competition back for a third season. the show's creator simon cowell was thrilled to hear the news. he revamped the show after the first season bringing in new judges and a new host. the shows will go live starting next thursday. you knew he'd be happy with that big paycheck right? >> oh absolutely. >>> let's heads over to brian bolter now for a look at what's next on the news at 6:00. brian? >> new on the news as we are monitoring metro how the rail system is responding to an outcry after those controversial ads. then strong words issued by opponents of same sex marriage in maryland. as their stance on the issue gone too far? plus, he took a gamble with a high stakes heist. and it looks like this suspect might have gotten away with it. those stories and more on the news at 6:00, hang tight. man: to some people, social security is just a number. but to me, it's money that i earned. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's
begins right now. >>> that is right, simon, what an hour we have in store for you. we begin this hour at the realtime exchange and the dow heat map, which vividly tells the story of a stock market down more than 200 points on the dow. one of the very few dow stocks that has been positive for much of the morning, intel and microsoft. microsoft, interesting, because right now, in san jose, california, one of microsoft's biggest rivals, apple computer, is set to unveil what many believe will be the new must-have damageet, so the called miniipad. now this is, if you can make it out, a live picture, we haven't had this before, of the theater where the product is going to be unveiled. our jon fortt is inside the event. brian sullivan is outside. he will give us live updates as the details are unveiled. >> a lot of tension down here, you can't afford to go anywhere this hour, with the dow and s & p at the lowest level necessary seven weeks, statistics for you. the markets dropped, the dow had the biggest point drop in the 1 p.m. hour. fry davis the same story, the dow had its biggest point d
in the house, for example. >> reporter: you know, if i were the romney campaign, simon, i've got multiple things to worry about. that would be one of the least things that i have to worry about. what he's got to do more than anything else is get the share up among women. he tried to do that at the convention. he needs to do it right now. especially white college-educated women. mitt romney has got to get about 60% of the white vote. he's fine among white men to get there but needs to do better among white women, especially upscale suburban white women, the kind that turned away from him on some social issues and the role of government. that's the opening for him and he's got to cease it. >> coverage of the first presidential debate begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern time here on cnbc. carl quintanilla, maria, and others will be hosting that. >> shares are down of metropcs. making it the fourth largest wireless company behind sprint. so often left out in the cold. what is next for sprint on hopes of the user base? we're joined by jim, an analyst. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> as w
started through the network lobby. it's a group of american sisters, sister simone campbell hoaring named the first one which went through nine states a couple of months ago through iowa and all the way through virginia. she was in studio with us before they went on the trip and the day they got back to washington d.c. the whole emphasis was bring attention to the ryan budget, the nuns believe this is not the direction a catholic church ought to be supporting in their government wrong policies and particularly pertinent, because ryan himself is such you a big catholic. since then, sister simone campbell told us the other day there have been many, many different states where groups of nuns have said hey we want to do a nones on the bus tour in our state or this state. they even did one on the stanton island ferry which is just a nuns on the ferry. >> sure. >> bill: and so we had planned right now and looking at dan to find out what's going on to be talking to the latest nuns on the bus tour is in ohio, where they were met by protestors from the tea party. ok? now, the tea party actually --
than your traditional ipad. and starting price tag of 329 bucks. we have dan simon and katie linendaal standing by outside this spot where this announcement has just taken place in san jose. dan simon, first to you, any big surprises? >> you know what, brooke, thanks to the internet, and all the leaks coming probably from apple suppliers, we didn't really see any surprises. they updated the imac, we saw the new 13 inch mac book pro. i guess what surprised me is the price of this ipad, $329. their competitors are a lot more aggressive when it comes to the price, $199 from google, $159 from amazon. so that was surprising to me. how about you? >> that was a big thing for me. as we head into holiday, tablet is a hot ticket item. for me, 329 bucks for the ipad mini, we have amazon kindles starting at $159, the nexus 7 at 200 bucks. for a consumer, $200 to $329 is a big difference. so i like to say, let's grab some popcorn and watch this play out because it is going to be interesting what consumers go for. if you want e-mail and the internet, can do that with any tablet. >> i have an ipad, i
restored to the families that we serve. we're committed to doing that. >> tom, i think what simon may be getting to is as the head of the utility, con ed clearly they planned big but i guess are others in the industry or you saying maybe they didn't plan enough? >> i'm not saying that. one of the things you have to understand too with the scope of this storm every location has to deal with the environment in which they are facing. every location is going to be different than every other location. we have to face unique circumstances and manage that process as best we can. i am absolutely confident that the leadership and the folks and boots on the ground at con ed are doing everything they can do to get the power back on as safely and as expeditiously as possible. >> you mentioned unusual nature of these storms. it seems as though we have unusual storms a lot more frequently than we used to. you run one of the largest power companies in the country, is it your thought that talks of climate change will come to the fore and lead to discussions about your business? >> the point is right
with accusations that the industry is sitting on cash rather than investing it. joining us now is simon perry, senior partner at inston young. a 13-figure sum. this is really referred to as -- need to energize off the sidelines and put into some sort of a vehicle. why to you think this hasn't been put to work just yet? >> i think the trillion number that's mentioned in the article you're referring to is not a number i recognize. i think the number is probably more like half that. >> so not $200 billion, you think it's about $100 billion? >> you mentioned the trillion, 200 of which relates to the 2007 and 2008 funds. 2007 and 2008 were definitely peak years for dry powder. that's the committed funds that haven't yet been spent on new investments. but it's actually been falling since then. it's quite a complicated issue. there are a number of reasons why fans haven't been investing, but although investments were at a peak in 2007 and 2008, there have been substantial investments through the subsequent years. >> so if there is cash that some of these private equities firms are sitting on and it'
that nikki is the best judge we've had since simon. awww, poor you. am i do is compliment you. that's not enough? you are a legend. the best shot in that picture was keith urban sitting in the middle of the two of them. charlie who are you pulling for? >> i have no idea. 50 years ago today the beatles released their first single in britain. "love me do" was the talk of a music revolution. beatles had more hits than any ban in history. the beatles gave their last live performance in 1969. the next year they officially broke up. >> all things beatles. >> you do love the beatles. >> do i. should i get in >> two best friends in louisiana are accused of murder. police call it the thelma and louise case. their only connection is electronics. we'll have a preview for you this "this morning". so, when i shop -- i earn twice as much with double extrabucks rewards. that's two times the rewards! yeah, that's what double is. i know. i was agreeing with you. it's two times. act fast and sign up at cvs.com/doublebucks for double quarterly extrabucks rewards. don't miss getting double quarterly ex
's published by simon and schuster which is a division of cbs. >> author doris kearns goodwin will join us here on november 15th. this morning we shared an excerpt from the book online along with discussion questions from goodwin. >> you'll also find new featured material, such as lincoln's rare manuscripts and images of his family's belongings provided by the abraham lincoln presidential library. it's all on cbsthismorning.com because "cbs this morning" reads. and speaking of reading, we've got an author that we know you're reading already. tom wolf's new novel is about race, class, and sex, with palm trees in the background. there he is in his iconic trademark white suit. ♪ >>> tom wolf is one of the world's most recognizable authors. he's written more than a dozen books, including "the right stuff" and "the bonfire of the vanities." >> his latest novel is his first in eight years. "back to blood" takes place in present day miami and it is already getting a whole lot of attention. he is here in studio 57. we're pleased about that. welcome. >> thank you very much. >> you have made cities fam
. simon, all in all, a good quarter for bofa. no bank ceo has come out guns blazing and said this is going to be a great near term environment for banks. we'll have to see. no great news, but at least no bad news. >> still have morgan stanley tomorrow. we'll see what they say. >> exactly. >> let's focus on technology. clearly, we have a few major issues weighing on the dow. as far as ibm is concerned, down almost 4% there. we're joined now from stern ag. he has a buy rating and a $230 price target. welcome to the program again. >> yeah. thanks for having me on. >> nice to see you. let's focus, if we may, on what is being said here, particularly with ibm about the broader outlook for technology. you listened to what the ceo said on the conference call and he's talking about a sharp drop in business in the united states. on a macro level, how worried should we be? >> yeah. so definitely, the macro is weighing on technology. but at the same time, ibm has, we think, two issues that were more company specific and not as macro. for example, the software business, we estimate that it was impacted
to you. >> mary thanks so much. simon joined us here at post nine. you can almost set your watch on how the dow begins to fade as europe closes, happening again today. >> actually trading into the close europe has also fallen, it's very interesting. we were doing much better than we are at the moment, a little bit earlier in the session. what's interesting is a lot of the news for europe is actually coming out of tokyo, out of the imf meeting, you have this, next week is the big summit of course and mass protests on the streets of greece on thursday, as that kicks off in brussels, and over in tokyo today, lagarde again for the imf indicating a change in position that greece and spain should be given more time and one point sitting next to the german finance minister on a panel and disagreeing really vehemently with each other about what should happen. he is saying to her look the troika is still in athens trying to work things out. please don't preempt their report but things are shifting there and in that meeting at that meeting for the first time a senior european official has detaile
's link in with brian schactman who joins us from montauk. we're live. >> reporter: thank you, simon. sorry about that. was that a few hours to assess the damage here on the south shore of long island, and i can tell you up and down the coastline there are huge chunks of wood, in many cases entire trees and in the areas where we are right now, they affectionately call this the barge or it was the barge. it was their summertime bar and grill. it's completely destroyed. they had a little bit of damage in the october snow storm last year. this, of course, is a total loss. they tell me insurance will help cover that. they hope fema will help them restore the beach. they have had at least eight foot of beach erosion. that is a story on the south side of long island which they consider to be averting the worst possible scenarios. on north side we sent a crew out today to get some images of the cleanup and some of the aftermath. of course, debris is strewn everywhere and some roads are damaged, and then the big picture of long island just to update people, more than 80% of long island remai
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